Programs to remove before installing Trend Micro Security

This article contains the list of programs that can cause conflict and has to be removed before installing Trend Micro Security software.

It is advised to install only one version of an antivirus program on your computer. Having multiple antivirus programs installed at the same time can cause performance issues and make your computer more vulnerable to threats.

List of programs to remove
If you encounter issues while uninstalling any of the programs, visit their corresponding support website.
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  • 360AntiVirus_1.1
  • 360TotalSecurity
  • 360 Antivirus
  • 360 Safe
  • 360 Security Guard
  • 百度卫士 (Baidu Guard)

A
  • AdAware Antivirus (Lavasoft)
  • AdAware Browsing Protection (Lavasoft)
  • AdAware Installer (Lavasoft)
  • AdAware SE Personal (Lavasoft)
  • AdAware SE Plus (Lavasoft)
  • AdAware SE Professional (Lavasoft)
  • AdAware Total Security (Lavasoft)
  • AdAware Updater (Lavasoft)
  • AdAware Total Security (Lavasoft)
  • AdSubtract Pro
  • AhnLab SpyZero
  • AhnLab V3 VirusBlock Internet Security
  • AhnLab V3 VirusBlock Internet Security Platinum
  • ANSAV
  • AntimalwareEngine
  • AntispamEngine
  • Anvi Smart Defender
  • Arovax! AntiSpyware
  • AV avast! Free AntiVirus
  • Avast! Antivirus
  • Avast! Internet Security
  • Avast! Premier
  • Avast! Antivirus Home/Professional Edition
  • Avira
  • Avira AntiVir Personal/Premium/Premium Security Suite
  • Avira AntiVir PersonalEdition Classic
  • Avira Free Antivirus
  • Avira Security Suite
  • AVcEngine
  • AVG Anti-Malware
  • AVG Anti-Spyware
  • AVG AntiVirus
  • AVG Anti-Virus Free
  • AVG Anti-Virus Pro
  • AVG PC TUNEUP
  • AVG Internet security
  • AVSDK5

B
  • Bear Share
  • Beat Trojan
  • BitDefender Antivirus
  • BitDefender Anti-Virus Plus
  • BitDefender Game Safe
  • Bitdefender Internet Security
  • BitDefender Total Security
  • BlackICE 3.6
  • Browser Guard
  • BullGuard AntiVirus

C
  • CA Anti-Spam
  • CA Antispyware
  • CA Anti-Virus
  • CA Internet Security Suite
  • CA Personal Firewall
  • CA Security Suite
  • Check Point NGR 54
  • Check Point NGR 55
  • Check Point VPN-1 SecureClient
  • Chromodo
  • Clam AntiVirus
  • Comodo
  • Comodo Antivirus
  • Comodo Antivirus Advanced
  • Comodo Firewall Free
  • Comodo Internet Security
  • Comodo SafeSurf
  • CounterSpy
  • Cyber Defender Anti-Spyware
  • Cyber Defender Early Detection Center
  • Cyber Sitter
  • CounterSpy

D
  • Digiturbo VirusDoctor
  • Dr. Web

E
  • e-frontier Virus Killer Personal Firewall
  • e-frontier VirusKiller
  • e-frontier VirusKiller Firewall
  • eScan AntiVirus
  • eScan Internet Security
  • eScan Total Security
  • ESET Family Security
  • ESET (NOD32) Antivirus
  • ESET (NOD32) Antivirus System
  • ESET (NOD32) Smart Security
  • ESET (NOD32) Smart Security Beta
  • eTrust AntiSpyware
  • eTrust Antivirus
  • eTrust EZ Armor
  • eTrust PestPatrol AntiSpyware

F
  • File Security
  • FileSecurity
  • Final Security
  • Firewall Engine
  • Flet's Connection Tool
  • FletsTool
  • Folder Lock
  • FortiClient
  • Forticlient Host Security
  • F-Secure Anti-Virus
  • F-Secure Client
  • F-Secure Internet Security

G
  • G Data Antivirus
  • G Data Internet Security
  • G Data Total Protection
  • Geekbuddy

I
  • Intermute AdSubtract PRO
  • IOBIT Security 360
  • IOBIT Advanced System Care
  • IOBIT Malware Fighter
  • IOBIT Surfing Protection
  • IOBIT Uninstaller
  • iolo Technologies System Shield

K
  • K7 AntiVirus Plus
  • K7 AntiVirus Premium
  • K7 Secure Web
  • K7 Total Security
  • K7 Ultimate Security
  • Kaspersky Anti-Virus
  • Kaspersky Anti-Virus for Workstation
  • Kaspersky Anti-Virus Personal
  • Kaspersky Anti-Virus Personal Pro
  • Kaspersky Internet Security
  • Kaspersky Personal Security Suite
  • Kaspersky Pure
  • Kaspersky Security Scan
  • Kaspersky Security Technical Preview
  • Kaspersky Total Security
  • Kaspersky Workstation
  • Kerio Personal Firewall
  • Kerio WinRoute Firewall
  • Kingsoft AntiVirus
  • Kingsoft Internet Security
  • Kingsoft PC Doctor
  • Kingsoft Web Shield
  • KV AntiVirus

M
Microsoft Windows Defender will be disabled automatically when you install your Trend Micro Security software.
There is no need to uninstall the program from your computer.
  • McAfee AntiSpyware
  • McAfee AntiTheft
  • McAfee AntiVirus Plus
  • McAfee Family Protection
  • McAfee Firewall
  • McAfee Internet Security
  • McAfee Internet Security Suite
  • McAfee LiveSafe
  • McAfee Online Backup
  • McAfee PC Protection Plus
  • McAfee Security Scan
  • McAfee Security Scan Plus
  • McAfee SiteAdvisor
  • McAfee Host Intrusion Prevention
  • McAfee Site Advisor Enterprise Plus
  • McAfee Total Protection
  • Mcafee Virus Scan Enterprise
  • McAfee VirusScan
  • McAfee VirusScan Enterprise
  • McAfee VirusScan Home
  • McAfee VirusScan Pro
  • McAfee.com Internet Security Super
  • McAfee.com Personal Firewall Plus
  • McAfee.com SecurityCenter
  • McAfee.com SpyKiller
  • Micropoint
  • Movies Toolbar for Internet Explorer
  • Movies Toolbar for Chrome
  • Movies Toolbar for Firefox
  • Music Toolbar for Internet Explorer
  • Music Toolbar for Chrome
  • Music Toolbar for Firefox
  • Microsoft Live Family Safety
  • Microsoft Live One Care
  • Microsoft Security Essentials

N
  • NOD32
  • Norton 360 (Symantec)
  • Norton Anti Virus Retail Professional (Symantec)
  • Norton AntiBot (Symantec)
  • Norton AntiSpam (Symantec)
  • Norton AntiVirus (Symantec)
  • Norton AntiVirus Professional Edition (Symantec)
  • Norton AV Corp Edition (Symantec)
  • Norton Confidential (Symantec)
  • Norton Identify Safe (Symantec)
  • Norton Internet Security (Symantec)
  • Norton Online Family (Symantec)
  • Norton Personal Firewall (Symantec)
  • Norton Safety Minder (Symantec)
  • Norton Safe Web Lite (Symantec)
  • Norton Security (Symantec)
  • Norton Security Scan (Symantec)
  • Norton Internet Security (Symantec)
  • NEC Inter Channel v3 Virus Block Internet Security
  • Norman Personal Firewall
  • Norman Security Suite

O
  • Online Threats Engine
  • Outpost Firewall Pro
  • Outpost Internet Security Suite
  • Outpost Personal Firewall Free & Pro

P
  • Panda Anti Virus
  • Panda Antivirus + Firewall
  • Panda Antivirus Pro
  • Panda Cloud AntiVirus
  • Panda Cloud AntiVirus Pro
  • Panda Global Protection
  • Panda Internet Security
  • Panda PLATINUM Antivirus
  • Panda PLATINUM Internet Security
  • Panda Security URL Filtering
  • Panda Titanium Antivirus + Antispyware
  • PC Tech Hotline
  • PC Tools AntiVirus
  • PC Tools AntiVirus for Windows
  • PC Tools™ Internet Security
  • PCGATE Personal
  • Pest Patrol
  • Price Gong
  • Private Firewall

Q
  • Quick Heal Internet Security
  • Quick Heal PC Tuner
  • Quick Heal Total Security

R
  • Radial Point
  • Radial Point Service
  • Rapport
  • RAV
  • Replace Comodo with Comodo SafeSurf
  • Rfw
  • Rising AntiVirus
  • RoboForm

S
  • SG AntiSPY
  • SkyNet
  • Sophos Anti-virus
  • Sophos Endpoint Protection
  • Source Next
  • Spy Catcher
  • Spy Killer
  • Spy Sweeper
  • Spy Sweeper 5.3 with Anti-Virus
  • SpyBot
  • Spybot - Search & Destroy
  • SpySubtract Pro
  • Spyware Bluster
  • Spyware Doctor
  • SpywareBlaster
  • SpyZero
  • Sunbelt Personal Firewall
  • Super Security Zero
  • Super AntiSpyware
  • Surfing Protection
  • Super AntiSpyware
  • Sunbelt Personal Firewall
  • Sygate Personal Firewall
  • Sygate Personal Firewall Pro
  • Symantec AntiVirus
  • Symantec Antivirus Corporate Edition
  • Symantec AntiVirus Win64
  • Symantec Client Security
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection
  • Symantec Protection Agent
  • System Mechanic Professional
  • System Shield 4 Antivirus AntiSpyware

T
  • TestSpecial Action
  • Threat Fire
  • Tiny Firewall
  • Tiny Personal FireWall Pro
  • Total Access Smart Installer
  • TotalAccess Smart Installer
  • Trend Micro Titanium (all versions)
  • Trend Micro Anti-Spam Toolbar
  • Trend Micro Anti-Spyware
  • Trend Micro Antivirus (all versions)
  • Trend Micro Browser Guard
  • Trend Micro Firewall Booster
  • Trend Micro HouseCall
  • Trend Micro Internet Security (all versions)
  • Trend Micro OfficeScan
  • Trend Micro Protection
  • Trend Micro RUBotted
  • Trend Micro Safe Surfing Companion
  • Trend Micro Security (all versions)
  • Trend Micro Security for Dell (all versions)
  • Trend Micro TrendProtect Desktop
  • Trend Micro Web Protection Add-On
  • Trend Micro Worry-Free Business Security
  • Trusteer Rapport

V
  • V3 Virus Block
  • V3 Virus Block Internet Security
  • Vipre AntiVirus
  • Vipre Internet Security
  • Virus Chaser
  • Virus Doctor
  • Virus Killer
  • Virus Killer Firewall
  • Virus Protector
  • Virus Security

W
  • Webroot AntiVirus with AntiSpyware
  • Webroot Spy Sweeper
  • Webroot SecureAnywhere
  • Windows Live OneCare Family Safety
  • WinPatrol

Y
  • Yahoo! Assist
  • Yahoo! Companion
  • Yahoo! Toolbar

Z
  • ZoneAlarm Anti-Spyware
  • ZoneAlarm Extreme Security
  • ZoneAlarm Internet Security
  • ZoneAlarm Internet Security Suite
  • ZoneAlarm Plus
  • ZoneAlarm Pro
  • ZoneAlarm with Antivirus

Steps to remove conflicting programs
BEFORE YOU PROCEED: We recommend that you print out this document or bookmark this page before proceeding because you will be asked to restart your computer during the procedure.
To remove conflicting software, do the following:
  1. On your keyboard, press the Windows Windows Key + R keys.
  2. In the  Open  field, type "appwiz.cpl", then press ENTER. The Programs and Features window will open.
  3. Select the program you wish to remove, then click Remove or Uninstall.
  4. Wait for the program to be uninstalled, then restart your computer.
    If you encounter any problems with the uninstallation process, contact the software manufacturer's support team.
For instructions on how to install your Trend Micro Security, refer to the appropriate Knowledge Base article below:
Video Tutorial

Applies To: Antivirus+ Security - 2015;Antivirus+ Security - 2016;Antivirus+ Security - 2017;Internet Security - 2015;Internet Security - 2016;Internet Security - 2017;Maximum Security - 2015;Maximum Security - 2016;Maximum Security - 2017;Premium Security - 2015;Premium Security - 2016;Titanium AntiVirus + - All;Titanium Internet Security - All;Titanium Internet Security for Dell - All;Titanium Maximum Security - All;

Last Updated: May. 01, 2017 5:55 AM (PST)
Solution ID: 1061023